Table  8.6 :   PERSONS SENTENCED, BY TYPE AND PERIOD, 2008
Total  House Arrest/Detention
Period of Sentence and Sex  Persons % Share Jailed Banished Total Male' Atolls
Both Sexes 1,002 100 455 227 320 52 268
Less than 1 year 508 50.7 175 134 199 31 168
1 - 2 years 171 17.1 32 50 89 18 71
2 - 3 years 41 4.1 18 18 5 1 4
3 - 4 years 36 3.6 17 15 4 1 3
4 - 5 years 6 0.6 4 2 0 0 0
5 years & Over 240 24.0 209 8 23 1 22
Male 883 100 446 222 215 33 182
Less than 1 year 487 55.2 175 132 180 27 153
1 - 2 years 100 11.3 32 49 19 3 16
2 - 3 years 38 4.3 18 16 4 1 3
3 - 4 years 35 4.0 16 15 4 1 3
4 - 5 years 6 0.7 4 2 0 0 0
5 years & Over 217 24.6 201 8 8 1 7
Female 119 100 9 5 105 19 86
Less than 1 year 21 17.6 0 2 19 4 15
1 - 2 years 71 59.7 0 1 70 15 55
2 - 3 years 3 2.5 0 2 1 0 1
3 - 4 years 1 0.8 1 0 0 0 0
4 - 5 years 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
5 years & Over 23 19.3 8 0 15 0 15
Source: Department of Penitentiary and Rehabilitation Service